Despite having passed away in 2009, Michael Jackson has been making a lot of appearances lately.
Not only did the King of Pop appear in a new music video with Justin Timberlake, but some fans also think he popped by a "Michael Jackson Live" tribute show in Bromley, England last week.
— Daily Mail U.K. (@DailyMailUK) May 15, 2014
Reece Saava, a 14-year-old fan of the singer, snapped a photo of a Michael Jackson lookalike as he signed autographs. A few days later the young fan got a big surprise when he studied the photos more closely. He told News Shopper:
“I was looking through the photos with my friends that I saw it. My friend was like: ‘what is that in the corner, were there balloons?’ When I looked at it I was genuinely quite shocked, it was very distinct, not like other photos of you see of that sort of thing. I cannot say I believe in ghosts but it is very spooky.”
In the picture, what appears to be a ghostly image of Jackson's face — apparently wearing sunglasses in the afterlife— floats over the impersonator's head. If the word of a 14-year old isn't enough for you, his mother swears it's real. "The image is so clear. I was there and I can adamantly say that there were no mirrors, no trickery, nothing like that at all," she told News Shopper.
Fans of the King of Pop are getting used to this sort of thing, though. A Google search reveals that not only was MJ spotted on Larry King Live back in 2009 (that turned out to be just the shadow of a CNN crew member), but he also showed up at his own memorial service, was seen at his Las Vegas tribute show, and even haunted the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray.
It should come as no surprise that he would pierce the veil separating life and death to help promote his new album, XSCAPE, which is streaming on Spotify in full.
[Via Daily Mail]